Let me ask you a question.
If I break into your house and steal your 4K TV, are you going to let me off the hook because someone else stole your neighbor’s 4K TV two years ago?
Of course not.
It would be patently absurd if, upon getting caught hooking up your 4K TV in my own living room, I tried to explain to the police that I shouldn’t be arrested because someone else stole a 4K TV one time in a completely unrelated crime.
So consider that, and then consider this Thursday night tweet from Donald Trump:
But you know what, let’s just say you’re inclined to be sympathetic to that blatant attempt at deflection.
What you still can’t escape is the fact that what you see above is a message from the President of the United States.
Just in case you don’t see why that’s ridiculous, try to imagine it as an official press release, as one Twitter user did…
And don’t forget this one:
Incidentally, those are from @RealPressSecBot who you should definitely follow for laughs.